Tag: spinal fusion

Spinal Simplicity launches Minuteman G5 implant

Spinal Simplicity has announced the launch of its Minuteman G5 implant—a minimally invasive, interspinous-interlaminar fusion device intended for the fixation and stabilisation of the thoracic,...

Accelus launches TiHawk7 expandable interbody cage to support endoscopic and MIS...

Accelus has announced both the launch and first procedures performed utilising its TiHawk7 expandable interbody cage—the latest addition to its FlareHawk interbody fusion system portfolio...

VySpine announces FDA clearance for LumiVy lumbar IBF system

VySpine has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its LumiVy lumbar IBF system which is designed for use...

Theradaptive wins additional FDA breakthrough designation for spinal fusion implant

Theradaptive has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted breakthrough medical device designation for its OsteoAdapt SP spinal fusion implant...

No proven benefit of non-invasive electrical stimulation as adjunct to fusion

Non-invasive electrical stimulation as an adjunct to fusion does not appear to offer any meaningful increase in fusion rate, although further and better quality...

Theradaptive’s Osteo-Adapt SP spinal fusion implant granted FDA breakthrough device designation

Theradaptive has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted breakthrough medical device designation to its Osteo-Adapt SP Spinal Fusion implant...

Bioventus looks to expand spinal reach with Misonix acquisition

Bioventus has completed the acquisition of Misonix—a provider of minimally invasive therapeutic ultrasonic technologies and regenerative medicines that are designed to enhance clinical outcomes—...

Decompression alone is non-inferior to decompression with instrumented fusion out to...

Spinal decompression alone is non-inferior to decompression with instrumented fusion over a period of two years in patients with degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis, according to...

ZygoFix receives CE mark for its zLOCK spinal fusion system

ZygoFix has obtained CE mark for its minimally invasive screwless spinal fusion system, called zLOCK, for the treatment of chronic back pain. ZygoFix completed the certification...

Significant improvement in the rates of bone fusion following a course...

Researchers from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore, USA) performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of published data on the effect of...

OrthoPediatrics announces global launch of new BandLoc DUO

OrthoPediatrics has announced the launch of BandLoc DUO, the latest addition to the BandLoc 5.5/6.0mm system. BandLoc is a temporary implant for use in orthopaedic surgery,...

Zimmer Biomet recalls 1,360 spinal fusion and long bone stimulators

Zimmer Biomet recalled 1,360 spinal fusion and long bone stimulators due to a lack of adequate validation and controls to ensure product cleanliness. The...

The world’s first combined endoscopic and robotic-guided spine surgery is performed...

Colin Haines and Christopher Good, spine surgeons at Virginia Spine Institute, Virginia, USA, have performed the world’s first spinal surgery using combined endoscopic and...

NuVasive launches Brigade Lateral implant and instrumentation optimised for lateral ALIF...

NuVasive has announced the US commercial launch of Brigade Lateral, the industry's first interbody implant and instrumentation optimised for lateral anterior lumbar interbody fusion...

Bio2 Technologies receives FDA IDE approval to begin clinical study of...

Bio2 Technologies, a privately held orthopaedics company, has announced that it received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to begin enrolment in an...
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Clinical benefits of minimally invasive spinal fusion appear to “diminish” as...

A recent study has concluded that the clinical benefits of a minimally invasive surgical technique appear to “diminish” as a function of fusion length....
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J&J acquires 3D-printed spinal implant maker EIT

Johnson & Johnson has announced its acquisition of spinal fusion implant developer Emerging Implant Technologies for an undisclosed amount. Norderstedt, Germany-based EIT produces 3D-printed titanium...

St. Mary’s Medical Center selected to study use of Tops System

The Spine Center at Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center (San Francisco, USA), has been selected to participate in a FDA/IDE pivotal study, sponsored...

Fortilink-TS and –L IBF systems with TETRAfuse 3D technology launches commercially

The commercial launch of Fortilink-TS and –L IBF systems (RTI Surgical) with TETRAfuse 3D technology has added to a growing series of interbody fusion...

Chronic opioids linked to increased complications after spinal fusion surgery

Patients who have been taking opioids as pain relievers for several months before spinal fusion surgery are at increased risk of complications after their...

Zimmer Biomet announces 510(k) clearance for Zyston strut open titanium interbody...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) clearance for the Zyston strut open titanium interbody spacer system (Zimmer Biomet). This marks...
Spinal fusion device market expected to grow to US$11 billion by 2025

Spinal fusion device industry to be worth US$11 billion by 2025

A report from Transparency Market Research estimates that the total value of the spinal fusion device industry will reach US$11.0 billion (£8.2 billion, €9.3...

Spinal fusion market to approach US$9 billion by 2023 as technology...

The global market for spinal fusion—which includes spinal plating systems, interbody devices, vertebral body replacement devices, and pedicle screw systems (excluding minimally invasive spine...